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42-74665

P-47 Thunderbolt

Service

Units

  • 353rd Fighter Group

    353rd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 353rd Fighter Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force on 7 June 1943. The group flew P-47 Thunderbolts, and from October 1944, P-51 Mustangs, as escorts for bombing missions across occupied Europe and to strafe targets on the ground. Tactical...

  • 350th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Charles Dinse

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot | 353rd Fighter Group
    3/1/2000

  • Charles Dinse

    Military | First Lieutenant | 353rd Fighter Group

  • Glenn Duncan

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Commanding Officer of 353rd Fighter Group | 353rd Fighter Group
    Glenn E Duncan joined the 353rd Fighter Group in March 1943 as Group Executive Officer. He claimed 19 victories until he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the Group in November 1943. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Damage 24 February 1944

For the February 24, 1944 mission Lt Col. Duncan borrowed Capt. Charles W. Dinse’s LH-T “Fatty Patty II” (a/c 42-74665). He brought it back to Metfield with a “man-sized” hole in the wing after it was hit by 20mm fire from a skilful adversary which made the landing a “little rough”.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 May 2020 04:19:42 Jessica C Smith Changes to person associations
Sources

https://353rdfightergroup.wordpress.com/2014/07/12/mission84-february-24...

Date Contributor Update
26 May 2020 03:30:10 Jessica C Smith Changes to events
Sources

https://353rdfightergroup.wordpress.com/2014/07/12/mission84-february-24...

Date Contributor Update
26 May 2020 01:06:08 Jessica C Smith Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, nicknames, markings, unit associations and person associations
Sources

http://www.americanairmuseum.com/media/8929

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